By Ushang Ewa
The Nigerian Army has gunned down two suspected elements engaged in oil bunkering in Jebs area of Calabar South local government area of southern Cross River State.
Information reaching CrossRiverWatch suggests that there has been a hike in bunkering activities in the past 72 hours with 50 liter kegs of Diesel and other petroleum products being exchanged which forced the military to act.
A resident who simply gave her name as Agiounim said that: “When I heard the gunshots at first, I thought it was a church playing bands until people began running.
“A neighbor who is a security agent said they may be using General Purpose Machine Guns or other long range anti tank artillery deployed by the Amphibious unit.”
She said she had confirmed from one of the personnel that two suspects had been gunned down.
This comes two days after some fueling stations had stopped selling petroleum products which caused a brief artificial scarcity.
More details later…